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    Invitation to World Literature

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The passionate loves and longings, hopes and fears of every culture live on forever in their stories. Here is your invitation to literature from around the world and across time.
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  • Gilgamesh
    Sumerian, 2600 BCE and older
  • My Name Is Red
    Turkish, by Orhan Pamuk, 2000
  • Odyssey
    Greek, by Homer, ca. eighth century BCE
  • Bacchae
    Greek, by Euripides, first performed in 405 BCE
  • The Bhagavad Gita
    Sanskrit, first century CE
  • The Tale of Genji
    Japanese, by Murasaki Shikibu, ca. 1014
  • Journey to the West
    Chinese, by Wu Ch'êng-ên, ca. 1580
  • The Popol Vuh
    Quiché-Mayan, written in the Roman alphabet ca. 1550s
  • Candide
    French, by Voltaire, 1759
  • Things Fall Apart
    English, by Chinua Achebe, 1959
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
    Spanish, by Gabriel García Márquez, 1967
  • The God of Small Things
    English, by Arundhati Roy, 1998
  • The Thousand and One Nights
    Arabic, first collected ca. fourteenth century